Michael Rashard Clayton (born October 13, 1982) is an American football wide receiver for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Buccaneers 15th overall in the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at LSU.
Clayton prepped at Christian Life Academy in Baton Rouge where he was one of the most sought after recruits in the nation his senior year. He played in the first ever U.S. Army All-American Bowl on December 30, 2000 alongside fellow LSU teammates Ben Wilkerson, Andrew Whitworth, and Marcus Spears. Michael also played basketball there. In 2008 he became the first inductee in the Christian Life Academy Hall of Fame.